Guests

The Stranding of the Oroya, 1895

My guest today is Suzan Lauder. She has a passion for Regency history, but a chance purchase of a book that turned out to be written by her great-great-great-grandfather in 1896 inspired the following post. “The traveller who makes up his mind to undertake a journey round the World may well be excused if, as…

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Social Climbing Through Ladies’ Boarding Schools

Today my guest is Naomi Clifford. After a long career in magazine journalism in the UK, Naomi returned to her first love: history (which she studied at Bristol University in the 1970s). She is now happy to be a freelance writer based in London, which gives her the time and freedom to explore the delights…

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Jane Austen and the Brothers Wellesley

My guest today is Stephanie Barron. Stephanie was born in Binghamton, New York, the last of six girls (opposite of me as I’m the oldest of six girls). She attended Princeton and Stanford Universities, where she studied history, before going on to work as an intelligence analyst at the CIA. She wrote her first book…

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Chasing Monsters: The First Official Detectives

Please welcome my guest Angela Buckley. Her fascination with Victorian crime began with her own family – while researching her family tree, she came across thieves, poachers, brawlers and even a brothel-keeper. Angela enjoys writing about the Victorian underworld and in this post, is on the right side of the law for a change.

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The Black Legion

Give a big welcome to my guest Sue Wilkes. Sue was born in Lancashire, England, and has lived in Cheshire since 1981. She is a member of the Society of Authors and loves to write. Sue writes for adults and children and contributes regularly to magazines in the UK and USA. Her specialties are social…

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Bits and Pieces of the Past

Debra Brown didn’t begin her life with an interest in history. In fact, she was so busy with other things, she found history dull and boring. How time changes everything. Today she is a historical fiction author and has a blog that allows authors to guest post historical content related to any topic about England.…

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The First Afghan War

Please welcome Victorian author Frances Evesham to my blog. Frances told me she can’t believe her luck, spending her days writing and collecting grandsons, Victorian trivia, and stories of ancestors. She’s fascinated by the Victorians and has written a second novel, a historical mystery titled Danger at Thatcham Hall. In it, Major Nelson Roberts is…

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